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Opinion: Defense software requires infrastructure too


Aircraft carriers make awesome TV — enormous floating metal platforms, with jets accelerating loudly off their decks into the sky, flaring molten orange trails from their afterburners. But software “platforms” that keep a carrier battle group functioning, linking sensors across air, land, sea and space to protect our military personnel? Not so sexy. Software and artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms may not have been designed for network news, but software is…